August 25, 2015

Fairy and Gnome Gardens

I love finding containers for my fairy gardens! Most of the ones I use come from thrift shops or yard sales.  Almost anything that holds soil will work.  I saw one online that was made in an old guitar case.

I made this one in a mini red wagon for my daughter's birthday last year.

My gnome garden is made in a small galvanized tub. There's mischief going on in this garden.  The gnomes are drinking ale and partying when they should be working.  The little cedar tree came out of one of my flower beds.  Notice the owl sitting in the top. 

My full size wagon garden had to be moved to the top of a trunk when my puppy, Perl, arrived this spring.

Wheel barrows are great to use also.  I  like to keep my gardens in a covered area so heavy rain doesn't wash everything out of the container.

August 19, 2015

Introducing Sweet Bonnie and a Five Year Anniversary Giveaway

A few weeks we welcomed Bonnie to our family. She is a two year old brindle Cardigan corgi. I wasn't looking for another corgi but things just seemed to happen and before I knew it she was my new bed partner.  She is a perfect addition to our family! She loves Perl and they have so much fun playing together.  That relieves me and Miss Heidi (two old ladies) of the responsibility of entertaining Perl all day.  

We love her!

This month is the fifth anniversary of my blog.  So, it's time to have a giveaway.  To enter, simply follow my blog and leave a comment on this post before September 1 telling me a little about your favorite things.  The prize will be customized for the winner and I promise you'll like it!

My old shoes have thrived this summer because of all the rain.  The moss voluntarily came up on them and there's even a maple tree growing out of the one on the left.